Researchers discovered that abnormal foldings in placentas could be an indicator for autism.
Previous research shows that like adults, teens have the knowledge and ability to make competent decisions about risk. So, why are teens more likely than children or adults to engage in risky behaviors like experimenting with drugs, having unprotected sex and driving recklessly.
Children who reach puberty earlier have poorer mental health than their peers, according to a new study. What's more, researchers found these psychological problems triggered by early onset of puberty may continue throughout adolescence.
Five year old children who watch more than three hours of TV a day are significantly more likely to develop antisocial behaviors like fighting or stealing two years later, according to a new study published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Currently, the Supreme Court is considering the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1990s law that defined marriage at the federal level as an act between a man and a woman.
Apparently, fish oil is no snake oil.
Anxiety drugs that end up in water are making fish risk-takers, as they have started becoming detached from their schools and eating all the food around them, according to a latest study.
We all know how attached teenagers are to their cell phones.
The next time you take your kids to a nice restaurant make sure they say "please" and "thank you" and don't play with their food. Otherwise, you might miss out on the "Well Behaved Kids" restaurant discount.
A new study suggests that even children as young as 5-year-olds are pretty selfish, but would show a generous behavior, if they know their actions are being watched.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.